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Wrexham Effect: EFL to net at least $56 million in US rights deal

Wrexham Effect: EFL to net at least $56 million in US rights deal

The English Football League (EFL) has secured a broadcast distribution deal in the United States. The deal with Relevent Sports, the New York-based agency best known for running LaLiga North America and the International Champion Cup, will bring in at least $56 million for the English Football League. However, that potential could grow further. In […]

News

/ 101 days ago

Wrexham Effect: EFL to net at least $56 million in US rights deal

The English Football League (EFL) has secured a broadcast distribution deal in the United States. The deal with Relevent Sports, the New York-based agency best known for running LaLiga North America and the International Champion Cup, will bring in at least $56 million for the English Football League. However, that potential could grow further. In […]

News

/ 102 days ago

Resurgent Josh Sargent linked to Brentford to replace Toney

USMNT striker Josh Sargent has been dominating with Norwich City in recent games, and that has piqued the interest of Brentford. All signs point to the Premier League side losing its star striker, Ivan Toney, in the summer. The Englishman is linked with a move to clubs like Arsenal or Chelsea. Therefore, the Bees, which […]

Chelsea

/ 107 days ago

Chelsea escapes with win over Leeds to reach FA Cup last eight

The round of 16 in the FA Cup concluded on Wednesday, and one game that stood out was Chelsea hosting Leeds. Even though this was a match involving teams from different divisions, the storylines were there. Chelsea, coming off its League Cup Final loss against Liverpool, was desperate for a bounce-back victory. That would not […]

Premier League to meet on $1.1 billion deal affecting big clubs

An emergency meeting of Premier League teams on a $1.1 billion agreement with the English Football League is imminent. There has been no movement for months. But on Thursday, Feb. 29, the 20 top-flight teams will meet. The idea is to try to agree on a six-year deal to assist the 72 EFL clubs in […]

Birmingham City

/ 116 days ago

Sunderland and Birmingham City make managerial changes

Championship sides Sunderland and Birmingham City have shaken up their managers recently. Sunderland made a switch by choice after its boss had 12 weeks in charge. Birmingham City, though, changed coaches because of a health concern. In Sunderland's case, the club removed Michael Beale from his post after just nine weeks. Beale was leading the […]

ESPN

/ 119 days ago

Has the soccer streaming bubble burst?

In this week's episode, we discuss whether the soccer streaming bubble has burst. We also dive into a breakdown of the ESPN, FOX, and TNT app and whether it’s a killer app. We discuss the Premier League’s domination of the soccer landscape in the United States, and how that may not be a good thing. […]

ESPN

/ 121 days ago

Relevent Sports to buy EFL media rights for North America

Relevent Sports, a media agency based in New York City, is lining up the EFL media rights in North America. The current rights deal for the EFL expires at the end of the 2023/24 season. Pitch International brokered the previous deal that sent the rights in the United States to ESPN. That includes the rights […]

Crystal Palace

/ 122 days ago

Crystal Palace fails to get Ipswich manager, stays with Hodgson

Crystal Palace Chairman Steve Parish is holding out hope that Roy Hodgson can turn things around as manager. However, mounting pressure is making the prospect of keeping the 76-year-old on board more challenging. Parish has been working to identify and select candidates to replace Hodgson, but none of the potential replacements are ready to commit […]

Daryl Dike out for rest of West Brom season with Achilles tear

American striker Daryl Dike has once again suffered a major injury, and a ruptured Achilles has ended his season prematurely. On Feb. 10, West Brom drew against Ipswich 2-2, with Dike appearing as a substitute. However, went down with an injury after 10 minutes on the pitch, and he needed a medical cart to get […]

Coventry City

/ 123 days ago

EFL club plays Rock-Paper-Scissors to choose penalty taker

Coventry City went old-school in deciding a penalty taker by using a quick game of Rock-Paper-Scissors to award a spot kick representative. The two candidates were Callum O'Hare and Haji Wright, a striker representing the United States Men's National Team. Wright won the penalty, but O'Hare had converted on his only penalty attempt of the […]

Blackburn Rovers

/ 126 days ago

Dahl Tomasson tipped for new job after Duncan McGuire drama

Blackburn Rovers are set to part ways with manager Jon Dahl Tomasson. BBC claims that the two sides have agreed a mutual deal for the Danish coach to depart the club with immediate effect. Blackburn currently sits 18th in the second-tiered Championship table after failing to record a victory in their last eight matches. Tomasson […]